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Studies and Research Commissions

Studies and Research Commissions of the Faculty of Music

Term of office: 2. März 2017 — 1. März 2020

Dean / Chairperson of the Studies and Research Commissions:
Michael Posch

Vice-Dean / Deputy chairperson:
Arno Steinwider-Johannsen

Head of Programmes:
Dirk D'Ase
Julia Purgina
Arno Steinwider-Johannsen

Elected members:
Harald Demmer
Ulrike Engel
Hartmut Pascher
Markus Prause
Stefan Schmidl
Grzegorz Stopa

Members nominated by the student representation:
Patrizia Batik
Michael Marth
Benjamin Stadler
Margarethe Vogler
Max Wintersperger

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Studies and Research Commissions of the Faculty of Performing Arts

Term of office: 22. Februar 2017 — 21. Februar 2020

Dean / Chairperson of the Studies and Research Commissions:
Karoline Exner

Vice-Dean / Deputy chairperson:
Nikolaus Selimov

Head of Programmes:
Michael Schnack
Yuly Khomenko

Elected members:
Isabella Fritdum
Eva Tacha-Breitling
Marijke Wagner
Monika Weiner

Members nominated by the student representation:
Alexander Findewirth
Selina Graf
Stefan Kuk
Diana Wöhrl

Joint Committee of the Studies and Research Commissions

Term of office: 27. März 2017 — 26. März 2020

Chairperson:
Stefan Schmidl (representative of the Studies and Research Commission of the Faculty of Music)

Deputy chairperson:
Karoline Exner (Dean Faculty of Performing Arts)

Members:
Franz Patay (Rektor)
Michael Posch (Dean Faculty of Music)
Nikolaus Selimov (Koordinator of cross-faculty programmes)
Isabella Fritdum (representative of the Studies and Research Commission of the Faculty of Performing Arts)

Members nominated by the student representation:
Lydia Kremshuber
Phillipp Laabmayr
Daniela Schilcher

§ 12 Studies and Research Commissions (as per articles of association, sec. 4)

(1) A Studies and Research Commission must be established for each faculty. This should be comprise one-third programme directors of the faculty, one-third elected representatives from the professors and lecturers of the faculty and one-third faculty students appointed by the Students' Representative Council; A joint commission of both Studies and Research Committees must be established for intra-faculty degree courses. Joint programmes are subject to specific regulations.

(2) The Dean takes the chair with voting rights in the Studies and Research Commission. His/her vote is the deciding vote in case of a tie.

(3) The Studies and Research Commission is made up as follows:
a) The Dean as chairperson with voting rights,
b) all programme directors of the faculty,
c) elected representatives from the professors and lecturers of the faculty (number = number of faculty programme directors),
d) students appointed by the Students' Representative Council (number = number of faculty programme directors).

(4) The term of office is three years.

(5) The chairperson must convene the Studies and Research Commission at least twice a semester.

(6) The tasks of the Studies and Research Commission are:
a) Development of new degree programme drafts;
b) Development of proposals to amend existing degree programmes;
a) Issuing of rules of procedure for the Studies and Research Commission, approval by the vice-chancellor’s office;
d) Election of a dean and their deputy from the faculty programme directors as per the electoral regulations; in this case, § 12 Paragraph 2, clause 2 does not apply;
e) Preparation of proposals to amend the Study and Examination Regulation;
f) Other duties reserved in the Study and Examination Regulation of the Studies and Research Commission;
g) The Studies and Research Commission can establish committees and panels to make decisions and provide consultation for individual duties;
h) Proposals to set up and evaluate institutes;
i) Support for the next generation of academics and artists;
j) Proposals for intra-faculty research projects and focuses.

(7) A joint commission of the two Studies and Research Committee undertakes the above tasks as per § 12 Paragraph 6 lit. a, b, e-j for intra-faculty studies and research matters. In addition, the committee is responsible for the following tasks:
a) Guaranteeing the complete range of courses on offer as per degree programmes as part of the available resources;
b) Guaranteeing the quality of artistic, academic and educational work in each course of studies;
c) Other tasks defined in the Study and Examination Regulation;

(8) The joint committee of the two Studies and Research Commissions is made up as follows:
a) the vice-chancellor without holding the chair,
b) the deans of both faculties,
c) the leading coordinator of the intra-faculty courses of study,
d) the director of the Music and Arts University of the City of Vienna responsible for the joint programmes in question,
e) one representative of the professors and one of the lecturers, who are appointed from the two Studies and Research Commissions,
f) three students appointed by the Students' Representative Council.
g) It is always possible for the committee to co-opt experts for certain subjects.
The chair with voting rights is determined by the electoral regulations.
In the case of a tie, the chairperson has the deciding vote for votes held by the joint committee.

(9) On a temporary basis and for the essential period of time, programme directors (already assigned or specifically appointed for this) or professors with outstanding proven academic and/or artistic qualifications can be appointed as the head coordinator of intra-faculty degree programmes by the university management.

(10) The tasks of the head coordinator include:
a) Management of the course of studies;
b) Representation of the course of studies in the committee and in any other organs and committees;
c) Monitoring of ongoing activities within the course of studies;
d) Responsibility for research, teaching and organisation of the course of studies;
e) Responsibility for the resources available for the course of studies, especially budget preparation and enforcement;
f) Allocation of students to lecturers in coordination with the relevant dean;
g) Creation of a proposal to the university management to appoint the deputy head coordinator;
h) Implementation of rulings concerning study and examination matters in the respective course of studies;
i) Scheduling of board examinations in cases of negative assessment in the central artistic subject (ZkF);
j) Proposal to the vice-chancellor’s office concerning the acceptance of university applicants on the basis of the admissions procedure.

(11) For joint programmes, separate regulations with the partner institution(s) involved will be stipulated by the vice-chancellor’s office on the basis of the relevant cooperation agreement.


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